Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic Injuries

We all know how serious a personal injury accident can be. To the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 40 million people visit emergency rooms each year with injuries seeking treatment from physicians- that’s more than twice as many!

Traumatic brain injuries are among the most devastating types of accidents, with an estimated 1.7 million people sustaining a TBI every year in America alone! Unfortunately for these patients who experience severe injury, financial costs can be lasting and deeply affecting not only their lives but also households where they live – it could even lead them to lack employment opportunities or income-generating activities which had previously provided stability before all this chaos took place abruptly ending everything

Types of Catastrophic Injury

A catastrophic injury can occur at any time and without warning. They are often unexpected, leading to unbearable pain for many people who experience them in their lifetime – some even die due to the severity of damage done by these accidents. Some of the types of such injuries include: 

  • Severe burns
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Traumatic orthopedic injuries

Causes of Catastrophic Injury

When an individual is hurt and injured in an accident, comprehending what happened and why can be difficult. Many factors lead up until the point of impact between cars or trucks- some obvious while others may not seem so clear at first glance but have far greater consequences on your outcome after getting hit by something else entirely unrelated, such as debris from another collision caused by someone running into you without warning because they were distracted playing their phone games instead. The most common circumstances of this type of injury are:

  • Auto accidents
  • Trucking accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Injuries on unsafe premises

Claims you can make in Catastrophic Injury

Victims of catastrophic injuries have the right to claim compensation from those who may be responsible. Building liability, however, can be a very tough process for someone without familiarity or experience with the legal system. Personal injury attorneys can assist you in deciding which other parties may have contributed to your accident and the exact amount of damages to pursue. 

Many victims cannot determine the long-term costs of their injuries. Catastrophic injuries commonly need ongoing treatment and may diminish an individual’s earning capacity. Injury claims usually involve several types of damages, involving:

  • Medical Bills
  • Loss of Consortium
  • Lost Wages
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Punitive Damages

Contact Catastrophic Injury Attorney

The person who suffers a catastrophic injury should seek legal counsel instantly to protect their legal rights. Rojas Law Group’s chain of experienced and brilliant attorneys can help you begin to put the piece of your life back together after a tragic incident. Contact us to discuss your case today with us.